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on the golden gate bridge farther south. eastbound 580, reverse commute direction at el charro, westbound slow out of the central valley towards the altamont pass speeds pick up to the dublin mess tan -- tarbs pleasanton area. bart recovered, all systems on time. if you are headed out here's your drive times, altamont pass to dublin pleasanton, 24 stall or solo spin-out central lafayette westbound these your east shore commute. >>> one san francisco neighborhood waking up to no power because of the storm lightning knocked out five pg&e transformers in nowee valley overnight. crews working hard to get everybody back on 100 customers were affected in the area of 24th street and hoffman avenue. crews are working to replace those blown transformers. residents say they heard a loud explosion when lightning hit 1:00. crews have been able to replace one transformer and restore service to some it may take several more hours to get everybody else back online. >>> aggressive snow-making operation helped mammoth open yesterday visitors were greeted with snow flurries mixed with nature made stuff. further
shopping center which opened a couple weeks ago, paragon outlets in livermore off 580 and el charro that's where we find katie marzullo and a lot of shoppers this morning. >> reporter: so many shoppers, just a sea of shoppers, i just talked with assistant general manager he says this is a low point considering when these outlets opened and how long they will go. sky 7 hd above the outlets now, you can see for yourself what the parking lot and shoppers and what the stores look like. again, for all the people and everything you are seeing now, imagine this, it is just a lull, the stores open at 10 p.m., it was packed last night and the assistant general manager thinks it will be packed again as the sun comes up. he says since they just opened, they just had their grand opening that turned out to be good practice for black friday. he says when they opened they saw 400,000 people over the first four days. >> we saw there was maybe a need for some auxillary restrooms and watching how the traffic flowed and parking moved we want odd to take advantage of such a fresh experience and made sure we
that officials think there will be traffic delays in the area this is off of the 580 in livermore at the el charro exit. predict s are this will generate six to eight million dollars a -- year in sales tax revenue for livermore people in this area say that it is such a welcome relief after a few tough years. >> i see this humongous mall going up with these amazing stores and people are going to come shopping and that is to me a soon of hope. -- to me a sign of hope. >> reporter: she is one of the lucky ones who got a job at this mall. the job fair last summer attracted thousands, 2 1/2 permanent jobs and hundreds of seasonal ones. it is 543,000 square feet, can you imagine? i wish i could show you the whole thing that would probably take the whole newscast, they are adding on in the spring they break ground for additional part to this mall. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> happening now, people camped out to be among the first customers at a new chick-fil-a restaurant in walnut creek the first 100 will each receive meal coupons for 52 free meals at 6:30 a.m.. protest are also expected, they a
on the track, toe truck en route, bus bridge, between karina and metro -- airport station. eastbound 580 at el charro accident on the shoulder of the off-ramp, not affecting eastbound. >> 6:11. new details on the shutdown of hostess. as we first reported yesterday, a bankruptcy judge approved a request by hostess to begin winding down operations. 18,000 workers nationwide will ultimately lose their jobs. now we've learned about 3,000 will stay on the job a little longer to help in the shutdown efforts. up to 200 employees could still be working as late as march. >>> the up in of abortions has seen largest decrease in a decade, dropped 5% from 2008 to 2009. most recent numbers available from cdv -- cdc. >>> still ahead, facebook and privacy, why the social networking website says it need to make it harder for users to have a say. >>> which brand is really best? michael finney with new . >>> welcome back. everybody at 10 miles, unlimited in the horizontal plain a little fog hanging around, very scattered right now. definitely thicker fog in the central valley. tomorrow is going to be one of the
's 680 to the 580 corridor. our waze app is free you can see your commute through san pablo and el cerrito, very slow, fog is a factor all morning, take extra care download this app free. >>> the fog can make the commute difficult. amy hollyfield joins us live from the bay bridge toll where the conditions there now look pretty foggy. >> reporter: it is thick. take a look at what the cars are going through behind me. you can see their tail lights, pretty thick and tough to see, far in front of you the kind of fog if you close your eyes and spun around a couple of times and opened your eyes you wouldn't figure out which direction you were facing, you can see far here's video we shot to give you an idea what it is like to drive across the bridge this is bay bridge eastbound when we shot this video, belief me i was driving very slowly as my photographer ian babcock shot this video in the passenger seat. you want both hands on the wheel i was white-knuckled. i spoke with the chp officers who told me drive slowly and keep a lot of distance between you and the car in front of you, if you
-and-run driver. the accident happened thursday night on el camino and belmont. the collision left her motorized wheelchair heavily damaged. we have the details. >> this never happened. >> reporter: stephanie would like to forget everything about thursday night. >> it was very scary, yeah. >> reporter: stephanie is severely disabled and depends on her motorized wheelchair for everything. she was meeting friends at this belmont i-hop when a car turned in front of her, sideswiping her chair and legs. the driver suddenly took off. >> it happens. >> the sudden collision left stephanie injured and in a state of shock, but she does remember two things, the driver was a woman in a dark-colored mercedes and that driver actually stopped, got out and asked stephanie a question. >> she got out and asked me if i was okay. i said i don't know. she said i -- i'm coming right back. >> did she come back? >> no. >> okay. >> stephanie was treated hospital for injuries to her foot, but her wheelchair is broken, out of service. >> it got damaged. the metal pads fell off. >> the metal foot pads are bent. >> right no
freeway if you are headed from richmond towards berkeley, el cerrito into the macarthur maze. it is heavy, crawling, no major stalls or accidents. i had ward still with injury accident north 880 past a street on the right. here's a look at more crowded drives, 101 out of santa rosa, 90 to the san mateo bridge and there's your east shore commute from the carquinez bridge into the maze. >>> still ahead, live to obama campaign headquarters chicago. >> we'll show you the emotional moment from president obama, during one of his last rallies before heading to his adopted home city. >>> we want to see what is happening at your polling place if you get photos or video of long lines or any voting irregularities you can e-mail us also up load photos or video. >>> here's your three-day forecast once again looks like that cooling arrives tomorrow, temperatures drop 10 to 12°. more dropping for thursday into friday today may need the umbrella to shade yourself, temperatures near record highs thursday and friday you want that umbrella for the showers, thunderstorms that are possible, small hail thursd
to be out there by 9:00 this morning. >> the el camino car club will go to safe way and load up food bags for the food shelf. they are going for 1,000 pounds today. >>> abc7 news is committed to working with bay area food banks to feed hungry people in our communities. we have information on how you can help, including the most needed donations. go to abcnews.com under see it on tv. coming up next, we will attend a school of heros. a university of entrepreneurs where graduating could mac you millions. right now a live picture from san jose. where? lisa is saying just in time for the san jose state spartans game tonight. they will have rain and wind at the same time, lisa? she's going to clarify. she's going to clarify that a in san mateo, there's a school unlike any other. the students are exceptionally bright and competitive and the classes are unconventional. it's founder is an i con this silicon valley and if you do well you could graduate with the money you need to start your own company. vic lee has the story. >> the school is housed in the old nine-story benjamin franklin hotel in d
. the local branch of the el camino owners association donated over three quarters of a ton of turkeys. that's a lot of help. the officials say they are still short of food and money this season but this should make it easier to achieve their goal. >>> volunteers also accepted donations at the pennsylvania avenue warehouse in san francisco yesterday as well as the marin food bank. beginning this thursday the san francisco food bank is short 1700 turkeys. that's more than half the birds it needs for this year's traditional meal. >>> we invite you to be part of the abc7 share your holiday food drive. on december 12th meet the abc7 news team as we broadcast live from all over the bay area. taking your donations for local food banks. for more information and the location nearest you, go to abc7news.com/community. >>> the holiday season kicks off tonight at pier 39. the annual tree lighting gets underway at 6:00. abc7 news weather anchor spencer christian will be there to host the ceremony. but there's a lot to do before 6:00. the celebration includes music, letters to santa and even visits from
on 80, berkeley getting wet, solano, el cerrito, arlington boulevard, richmond san pablo lighter activity there marin county, lucas valley road down to larkspur, middle valley, san rafael, novato that whole area getting light rain right now. this is all coming in with a moist flow off the ocean, all of us could have a little wet weather this morning. once we get to 9:00, i think it becomes very, very scattered, scepter outside of the north bay, where -- except for outside of the north bay, where we have steadier light rain for the better part of the day. around the bay more clouds, stray shower possible, low to upper 60s, north bay bulk of the rain inland mid to upper 60s with low to mid 60s in the north bay where you will get the rain. all of us have more rain tonight, coming up in your forecast. >>> we continue to follow breaking news redwood city. police are diverting traffic after a water main break sent water gushing into the streets. crews are using pumps to remove water from the basements of two homes near warren not far from the san mateo county government center. fire of
that rocked springfield, massachusetts last night was caught on camera. the blast leveled a bar and el damaged twelve buildings nearby. it was fueled by a gas leak. no one died, but 18 people suffered non-life-threatening injuries and half of them were firefighters. >>> new this morning, the low water levels on the mississippi will level are about to get lower. the missouri river res view will be lowered in response to a doubt. it could potentially bring barge traffic on the mississippi to a halt within a few weeks. the river is nearing historic lows. the river carries or barges carry 20% of the nation's coal and 60% of u.s. grain exports. in the midwest they are talking about a drought. but not here. >> yeah, isn't this beautiful. the view outside you are looking at the clear sky. we have a little bit of fog in the north bay and we will talk about when this is going to end because there is an end in site with the return to rain. that's coming up. >> only one gets the wi >> lisa argen just in moments ago, seconds ago with a brand new updated forecast. >> ah-ha. lots to talk about. sunny, mild
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